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North Carolina man convicted of hate crime charges in 2 separate confrontations

January 13, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina man was convicted Thursday on federal hate crime charges after a jury found he attacked his Hispanic neighbor and shouted racial slurs at a Black driver in separate confrontations about a year apart. […]

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U.S. Capitol Police union says not enough done to improve security after Jan. 6 attack

January 13, 2024

WASHINGTON – The union representing U.S. Capitol Police is warning that the federal law enforcement agency doesn’t have enough manpower to address threats to members of Congress and is criticizing the Architect of the Capitol for not implementing some of the changes […]

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Immigration negotiations in Congress center on parole, asylum policy

January 12, 2024

WASHINGTON – A deal on changes to immigration policy remained elusive on Tuesday for top U.S. Senate negotiators. Those leading the talks – Sens. James Lankford, Republican of Oklahoma, Chris Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut and Kyrsten Sinema, independent of Arizona […]

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SAU Appoints Dr. Lynda Batiste as Senior Vice President of Finance & COO

January 11, 2024

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has taken a strategic step toward financial stability and accreditation excellence. Dr. Lynda Batiste has been appointed Senior Vice President of Finance / Chief Operations Officer. As the SVPFCOO, Dr. Batiste will provide leadership, management, coordination, […]

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More adults sought help for ADHD during pandemic, contributing to drug shortages

January 11, 2024

(AP NEWS) Prescriptions for ADHD treatments surged among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping to fuel lingering shortages that frustrate parents and doctors. New prescriptions for stimulants used to treat the condition jumped for young adults and women during a […]

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Nurturing Cultural Competency in Midwifery

January 11, 2024

By: JORDAN MEADOWS, STAFF WRITER In the bustling heart of the capital city, Midwife Sakina O’Uhuru is not just a practitioner; she is a force of change, a guardian of birth justice, and the founder of Gentle Spirit Birth Midwifery […]

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North Carolina public schools to receive federal funding for 114 electric buses

January 11, 2024

Fifteen school districts, charter schools and tribal schools will share nearly $27 million in federal dollars to purchase 114 electric buses as part of the EPA’s Clean School Bus Grant Program, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday. Cooper said in a […]

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Biden evokes history at campaign rally in Charleston

January 10, 2024

CHARLESTON, SC – At a historic Black church in Charleston where a hate-fueled massacre shocked the nation in 2015, President Joe Biden evoked the memories of that horrific night as he campaigned for a second term. “The word of God […]

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Hospitality workers’ wages are rising faster than high earners’ in most states

January 10, 2024

NC NEWSLINE – Pay hikes over the past four years have lifted the wages of people who work in hospitality – the nation’s lowest-paid industry – nearly 30% on average, reversing much of the wage inequality that has been growing […]

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Wisconsin Assembly task force releases slate of bills to combat human trafficking

January 10, 2024

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A task force that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos created last summer to bolster Wisconsin’s response to human trafficking finished its work Wednesday by introducing a slate of bills that would increase awareness of the issue, impose […]

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